Thursday, March 20, 2008
Aloha to Hawaii Stocks
Hawaii, the 50th state of the United States, is the birthplace for some interesting people:
Hawaii is also the home to some interesting companies:
Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (ALEX) is a Honolulu based company which is in the business of shipping, real estate, sugar cane, and other agriculture. They are one of the largest landowners in Hawaii. The stock has a P/E of 13, a PEG of 1.6 and pay a yield of 2.8%.
Bank of Hawaii Corporation (BOH) is Hawaii's largest local bank and Hawaii's second oldest bank, tracing its history to 1897. The stock has a P/E of 14, a PEG of 1.78, and has a yield of 3.5%.
Central Pacific Financial Corp. (CPF) is Hawaii's fourth largest bank. The stock has a P/E of 104, a PEG of 1.64, and a yield of 5.1%.
Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (HA) owns Hawaiian Airlines, the 11th largest airline in the United States. The stock has a P/E of 31.
Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (HE) is the largest electric utility in Hawaii, providing electricity to 93% of the power to the state. They have paid dividends for 107 years. The stock has a P/E of 23, a PEG of 4.1 and a yield of 5.4%.
Maui Land and Pineapple Co. Inc. (MLP) has three divisions: Agriculture, Resort, and Real Estate Development. They own the Kapalua Resort golf resort. The stock has a P/E of 33.
Author owns HA.
By Fred Fuld at Stockerblog.com
Posted by Stockerblog at 10:16 AM